Friday, March 30, 2012

March 30 News Update

Each Monday-Friday, by 9AM Central, we’ll post links to news stories and analytical articles of interest to working people. Sometimes they will be accompanied by editorial commentary. Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

Reviving the Strike in the Shadow of PATCO
Spaniards wage nationwide strike against austerity
Total Weighs Options As Explosion Fears Mount
American Airlines seeks to void labor contracts
In groundbreaking case, contractor charged with stealing from workers
Supply Chain Workers Test Strength of Links
Massey Official Pleads Guilty in Upper Big Branch Case
Nader Open letter to Trumka
Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Giant & Safeway
Justices meet Friday to vote on health care case
Detroit to keep leaders, unions to face more cuts
Canada Budget cuts 19,000 public service jobs
Costumed students stage noisy Montreal protest
Galloway takes seat from UK's Labour
Foxconn audit finds illegal conditions at Apple factory
Burma vote 'neither free nor fair'
Oklahoma abortion law struck down
Pesticides linked to honeybee decline
L.A. mayor wants retirement age raised for new workers
3 arrested in clash at UC regents meeting
George Zimmerman’s crumbling story
KC budget cuts Fire Department by $7.6 million
Kansas refinery accepts $700,000 fine
Quinn Exempts Part of Hudson Yards From Living-Wage Bill *

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